Add this salad dressing rich in omega-3 fatty acids to your favorite salad, and you will get two sources of ALA: Chia seeds and flax oil.
Yield: ½ cup
3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 Tablespoons flax oil or additional olive oil
1 tsp maple syrup or honey
1 garlic clove, minced or pressed
¼ tsp salt
1 ¾ tsp chia seeds, divided
- Process lemon juice, olive oil, flax oil, maple syrup, garlic, salt, and ¼ tsp chia seeds in a blender until smooth.
- Pour into jar or container
- Stir in remaining 1 ½ tsp chia seeds
- Cover and refrigerate up to 2 wks.